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In My Opinion - Review of "The Affairs of Men" by Rick Nichols

Private Investigator John Logan has always been haunted by the tragic mission years before that took the lives of his black-ops team. But when he sees one of his former teammates alive in downtown Coral Bay, with a young woman by his side, and a horde of Russian hit men on his tail…Logan realizes that there was more to the ill-fated mission than he originally believed. 290 more words

In My Opinion - Book Reviews

The cast of 'Penny Dreadful' talked Season 2 at Comic-Con!

The dark Showtime drama Penny Dreadful is just now spooking audiences, but creator John Logan has had the tale mapped out in his mind for years. 661 more words


Comic-Con: 'Penny Dreadful' Season 2 Villain Will Be a Familiar Face

“Penny Dreadful” will be “very different” in season two, according to creator John Logan, who joined stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney and Harry Treadaway for a Q&A at Comic-Con on Thursday evening. 700 more words



Coriolanus (2011)
★★ / ★★★★

In the midst of a food crisis in Rome, Caius Martius (Ralph Fiennes), a general assigned by the government to protect a grain storage, is branded by the people as the enemy. 568 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

2014 TV: Penny Dreadful (Showtime, Sky)

(*** This review is ever-so spoilerific, so read at your own risk ***)

It’s always been a source of consternation for me when multitudes of people ask if I’ve seen whatever seemingly massive TV phenomenon has governed my social media feeds with humourously-evasive, spoiler-free, sentence-long reviews and I’ll admit with a somewhat tragic shrug that no, I haven’t. 2,056 more words


Penny Dreadful Season One Overview and Finale Review

When I first heard that Showtime were set to air a horror series based on the famous literary characters of Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and the like, I was beyond excited. 915 more words

The Small Screen Scene

…new Showtime series "Penny Dreadful" is really something.

Created by John Logan, and produced by Logan and “American Beauty” director Sam Mendes, this feels like the television equivalent of a DJ mashup. Named after the cheap 19th century British pulp publications containing sensational and lurid stories, this series runs amok amongst the most well-known Victorian horror figures. 203 more words

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